Martian Gardens Episode 926

Martian Gardens Episode 926
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 25, 2018
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
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Hour 1

SET ONE
Charles Bestor: Cycles [MP3]
The Sound of Time
A Study in the Electronic Manipulation of Language
Albany Records/2010
electroacoustic music: Charles Bestor; recorded at the Electronic and Computer Music Studios of the Department of Music and Dance, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; composition year: 1992; time: 4:54

Arthur Kreiger: Theme and Variations
Electronic Works (Kreiger/Matthews/Tanenbaum)
CRI/1982
electroacoustic music: Arthur Kreiger; realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center; composition year: 1977; time: 9:16

Robert Fanelli: Whalescape
BC Sound Serum — Electro-Acoustic Music Club of Brooklyn College
Electro-Acoustic Music Club/2004
realized at the Brooklyn College Center for Computer Music 2003–2004; time: 4:18

SINGLE PLAY
Jocelyn Robert: Philosophie Zoologique
Deep Wireless 12 — Radio Arts Compilation (online album)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2017
live electronic music performance recorded at the Deep Wireless Festival of Radio and Transmission Art, Wychwood Theatre, Toronto, May 2011; time: 19:40

SET TWO
Linda Antas: Still Standing Still
University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios (various artists)
In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the University of
Illinois Experimental Music Studios (1958–2008)

U. of Il. EMS/2008
computer music: Linda Antas; composition year: 2008; 5:03

Herbert Brün: U-TURN-TO
ibid.
realized on Herbert Brün‘s SAWDUST program; composition year: 1980; time: 5:59

Jocelyn Robert: Prélude à des dieux en conserves (Canned Gods)
Miniatures Concrètes (various artists)
empreintes DIGITALes/1998
musique concrètes on stereo tape: Jocelyn Robert; composition year: 1996; time: 3:00

Hour 2

SET THREE
Olly Wilson: Piano Piece
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 37 (various artists)
Music from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music TIMARA Studios
Centaur Records/2008
(for prepared piano and stereo tape); prepared piano: Thomas Fosnocht; electronic score realized at the Electronic Music Studio of the Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, Ohio; composition year: 1969; time: 11:50

(R.I.P. Olly Wilson, September 7, 1937 — March 13, 2018)

Nicholas Chase: Drshti
Bhajan
Cold Blue Music/2017
electric violin: Robin Lorentz; computer, electronics: Nicholas Chase; recorded at Mercer Island, Washington, Eugene, Oregon, and Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, July 2016; composition year: 2013; time: 10:55

SET FOUR
Linda Dusman: Dindirindin
Electro Acoustic Music III (various artists)
Neuma Records/1994
(for computer-generated tape and soprano); soprano: Maria Tegzes; composition year: 1990; time: 8:31

Joel Taylor: Lunar Transformation
Night Studies
Spectropol/2013
gamelan and electronics with xenharmonic tuning: Joel Taylor; time: 8:11

Third Coast Percussion: The Light House and the Cabin
Paddle to the Sea
Çedille Records/2018
percussion: Third Coast Percussion; recorded at Electrical Audio, Chicago, December 2016; composition year: not listed; conceived of a s score for the film Paddle to the Sea; time: 9:35

SET FIVE
Haskell Small: War is Kind (Lullaby of War, Part I)
Book of Hours
MSR Classics/2016
piano: Haskell Small; narrators: Robin Weigert, Martin Raynor; text: Stephen Crane (first published New York, Stokes Company, 1899); recorded at the United Church of Christ, Bethesda, Maryland, June 22, 2008; composition year: 2007; time: 7:34

Elie Siegmeister: Official Notice (The Face of War, Part I)
Music of Elie Siegmeister
CRI/1999
soprano: Esther Hinds; piano: Alan Mandel; text: Langston Hughes (written in 1966, first published in “The Panther and the Lash: Poems of Our Times” [New York, Random House, 1967]); recorded at Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington D.C., September 4, 1984; composition year: 1966; time: 1:49

Hour 3

SET SIX
Chris Brown: selections from Talking Drum
a. Mouthful of Fire, Market Street, San Francisco (1:18)
b. Talking Drum, ISEA ’95, Montreal (1:39)
c. Invention #4, University of  Illinois; Champaign-Urbana (2:54)

Talking Drum
Pogus Productions/2001
recordings of live electronic network ensemble, field recordings, and environmental soundscapes; a. recorded at 101 Market Street, San Francisco, Federal Reserve Bank, November 30, 1996; b. recorded at Pollock Hall, McGill University, Montreal, September 20, 1995; c. recorded at Tryon Festival Theater lobby, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana-Chapaign, March 25, 1999; total selections time: 5:53

Langston Hughes: Border Line
The Dream Keeper
Mode Records/2017
intoning voice: Eric Mingus; guitars, arrangement: Larry Simon; text: Langston Hughes; “Border Line” first published in “Fields of Wonder” (New York, Knopf, 1947), recorded at Thundering Sky Studio, South Berwick, Maine, April 2012; total time: 1:41

George Crumb: selections from Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusick
A Little Midnight Music — Ruminations on “‘Round Midnight” by Thelonious Monk for amplified piano
I. Nocturnal Theme (1:17)
II. Charade (1:27)
III. Premonition (1:28)
IV. Cobweb and Peaseblossom (Scherzo) (1:47)

Complete Crumb Edition Volume 18
Bridge Records/2017
piano: Marcantonio Barone; recorded at Swarthmore College, Lang Performance Center, June 2016; composition year: 2001; total selections time: 5:55

Guy Klucevsek: The Day the Snow Fell Upwards
Teetering on the Verge of Normalcy
Starkland/2016
accordion: Guy Klucevsek; piano: Alan Bern; recorded at Jack Kilgore Sound Recordings, New York City, Spring 2015; time: 1:49

Un Drame Musical Instantané: French Resistance
Dry Lungs II (various artists)
Placebo/1986
trumpet: Bernard Vitet; synthesizers, voice: Jean-Jacques Birgé; synthesizers, guitar: Francis Gorgé; accordion: Michèle Buirette; performance date and location unlisted; time: 4:00

Don Cherry: Degi Degi
Brown Rice
A&M/1976
Yamaha piano, voice: Don Cherry; acoustic bass: Charlie Haden; drums: Billy Higgins; tenor saxophone: Frank Lowe; electric piano: Ricky Cherry; recorded a The Basement Recording Studio, New York City, 1975; time: 7:05

SET SEVEN
Joan La Barbara: CYCLONE (excerpt)
The Early Immersive Music of Joan La Barbara
Mode Records/2017
voices, percussion, phase shift modules: Joan La Barbara; ARP 2600 synthesizer, steel guitar, percussion: Bruce Ditmas; original tape recorded at Downtown Sound, New York City, April 27, 1977; new remix by Paul Geluso and Brian Brandt supervised by Joan La Barbara, Harvestworks Studios, New York City, 2015–2017; composition years: 1976-1977; excerpt: second 10 minutes of 30:39

Natasha Barrett: Sub Terra Cycle — Sand Island
Bouteilles de Klein (DVD)
empreintes DIGITALes/2010
subterranean field recordings, Norway: Natasha Barrett; realized at the composer’s  studio, Oslo, 2007–2008, premiered at the Numusic Festival 2008, Stavanger, Norway, September 4, 2008; time: 5:22

Judith Exley: The Cave of Tidal Sound
Open Space 16 (Barkin/Carle/Exley/Helmuth)
Open Space/2004
electronic music on two-channel tape; field recordings made at Makara Beach, Wellington, New Zealand; realized at the Electronic Music Studio of the Victoria University School of Music, Wellington, New Zealand; commissioned by Rose Beauchamp, for her puppet play “Storytelling,” composition year: 1993; time: 9:17

— FIN —

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